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>>> making news in america this morning, the re-election. president barack obama wins four more years. >> i've never been more hopeful about our future. i have never been more hopeful about america. >> with a resounding electoral win and a narrow nod in the popular vote, the president lays out his first priority for his second term. >> tonight, you voted for action. not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> there were cheers in chicago and tears in boston. after the long, hard fight, it was all over for the challenger. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> now, after the bruising campaign and facing a congress as divided as it was before the election, president obama and the country prepare for the next four years. >> thank you, america. god bless you. god bless these united states. >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. four years ago, barack obama stood on the brink of history, the morning after his election. now, four years later, he stands on the brink of a second term.
will be helping to raise money for the red cross and hurricane sandy relief. from "good morning america" right through "jimmy kimmel live" our network as well as our syndicated shows will be sharing the message of how you can donate on the web, online. at 1-800-help-now. you can text, you can call, you can go online. a lot of opportunities for you to get involved. >> lots of options, so please give if you can. >>> when we come back, big time companies with big time secrets getting hacked but not telling consumers. >>> then how a toddler's weekend trip to the zoo ended in tragedy. mauled to death by a pack of wild animals. >>> and later, a fresh face at a legendary golf tournament. get ready for a 14-year-old at the masters. oñ?x1@ú? >>> welcome back, everyone. hurricane sandy may actually be good for the economy. the construction industry should get a boost from the rebuilding that follows the superstorm. and analysts say that in turn, could raise u.s. economic growth early next year. as building grows and bridges are repaired and replaced. >>> the hurricane may also keep gas prices falling.
, an unprecedented day of giving. >> abc will be helping to raise money. from "good morning america" to "jimmy kimmel live" the network will be sharing how you can donate on the web online. at 1-800-help-now. you can text and a lot of opportunity to get involved. >> lots of options. >>> when we come back, big time companies with big time secrets getting hacked but not telling consumers. >>> then how a toddler's weekend trip to the zoo ended in tragedy. mauled to death by a pack of wild animals. >>> and later, a fresh face at a legendary golf tournament. get ready for a 14-year-old at the masters. so, maybe you're trytoing to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shohot. if you're ok with marylandernd spending five hured and... fifty llion a year gaming inot. but if you think we should keep that money here... twadd twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for hools... well you shohould probably vote for question seven. because e if it doesn't pass, al of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. >>> welcome back, everyone. hurricane sandy m
latest on "good morning america." >> sorry for the rest of you folks out there. >> i know. >>> now, to the pineapple express. a string of nasty storms barreling into the west coast. >> the first round of drenching rain and powerful winds already blew in yesterday. and more of the same is on the way today, through sunday. forecasters say it's like opening up a giant fire hose nearly 400 miles wide. that means they're in for a soggy mess from san francisco up to seattle. >> named the pineapple express because it originates in hawaii and moves towards the west coast. for more on the impact and the back-to-back rainmakers, we turn to and jim dickey. >> another round of soaking rainfall on tap for today in across california. there's an upper-level low pressure spinning in. that's drawing in tropical moisture here. san francisco, through portland. into the seattle area. along with strong, gusty winds. gusts along the coast. in some cases, 60-mile-per-hour to 80-mile-per-hour. inland, 40-mile-per-hour to 60-mile-per-hour, could bring down trees and power lines. rob and pau
up on "good morning america." >>> in other news this morning, president obama is off and running, as he gears up for his second term in office. we learned overnight that he's reportedly planning to visit myanmar this month, becoming the first sitting president to ever do so. but the country's economic issues are also, as you can imagine, very high on the agenda. and his political rivals appear ready to compromise. more, now, from abc's mark greenblatt. >> reporter: it's back to work already for the president, who arrives back at the white house with the first family, digging in, now, for four more years and immediate challenges. >> i return to the white house more determined, and more inspired than ever, about the work we're to do. >> reporter: top on the president's to-do list, economic growth and jobs, immigration reform. and the number one priority, those tax cuts, set to expire come new year's eve. already, signs of potential compromise from both republicans and democrats. >> mr. president, the republican majority here in the house stands ready to work with you. >> i'm going
>> go get 'em, folks. >>> also, the woman who could be america's next top diplomat. susan rice, now on a collision course with senators again today. her first meeting, a planned makeup became a breakup. >>> sounding the alarm on pork safety. a potentially deadly superbug found in many samps. we're going to tell you what you need to know. >>> and the all-star of the all-stars. a new mirrorball champ at "dancing with the stars." >>> good morning, everyone. we begin on this wednesday with, what else? powerball. >> of course. let's get the bad news out of the way first here. experts say you have a better chance of getting hit by an asteroid than winning tonight's big jackpot. >> but the good news, the jackpot is up to least $500 million. and it could go higher. when players are lining up in the dusty arizona desert for an hour and a half just to buy a lottery ticket, you know it's big. >> i hope i don't have a heart attack. >> reporter: most of them came across the border from california, which is not 1 of the 42 states, district of columbia or the u.s. virgin islands that play the game
at the moment he realizes he's rich. could this man be america's newest multimillionaire? to be clear, the names of the powerball jackpot winners have not been released. but this surveillance video obtained by abc affiliate wjla, from a gas station in upper maryland, shows a construction worker, realizing his life is about to change. the clerk and customers at the exxon station says the man showed them a ticket with all six winning numbers, matching the $587.5 million powerball jackpot. >> he couldn't believe it. he was ecstatic. he wanted everybody to check to see make sure he wasn't seeing things. >> reporter: the man bought the ticket in arizona. one of the two winning tickets was sold in arizona. >> i heard him say he won. and gave me the ticket. and said, did i really win? >> reporter: lottery officials in the other winning state, missouri, have verified the winner from there. and plan to shed light on the person or persons who won later today. the winning ticket was sold here at trex mart, the only gas station in the farming community of dearborn. >> that's it. >> reporter: residents are e
to improve america. it is wednesday, november 7. i n steve chenevey. >> i and cynnÉ simpson. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> we are watching the storm that had sped up and is becoming stronger than initially expected. cloud cover and wet weather are off to our east. this will stay relatively light for the metro area. temperature is a very cold. 41 at reg and national. cold enough we will definitely have light snow. the biggest impact of the light snow will be to our north and east. 42 and blustery at noon. by 5:00, possibly some snow. the western counties are getting off easy on this one. maybe an inch of snow. details coming up. first, let's check on traffic this morning. >> good morning. glad to see we are, around the area. no major incidents in the district virginia, or maryland. on the beltway, looking at construction crews -- often the distance past 193 toward new hampshire avenue -- and overnight project. light volume. same story with the outer loop. on a 95, george washington parkway, not seeing any delays. virginia beltway -- roadwork does continue, to be cleared by
. >> we can't go on the road we're on. we can't change course in america if we keep on attacking each other. we've got to come together and get america on track again. >> reporter: the race is still a dead-heat. the daily abc news/"washington post" tracking poll show the candidates tied among likely voters at 49%. the same poll found president obama's response to the superstorm positively. 78% say mr. obama's handling the situation excellent or good. the president toured storm-ravaged new jersey with republican governor chris christie. >> hang in there. >> reporter: the governor, usually one of the president's harshest critics had nothing but find words for him. >> he's worked closely with me. and i can't thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and the people of our state. >> reporter: both the romney and obama campaigns think they're winning. the obama campaign points to the president leading or tied with romney in the eight closest battlegrounds. while the romney campaign says the president's playing defense in michigan, pennsylvania and minn
america's top commander in afghanistan. >> general john allen is under investigation for sending what could be tens of thousands of inappropriate documents to a woman at the center of the petraeus scandal. >>> and as the widening scandal spreads to general allen, fbi agents swoop down on the home of the biographer who had that affair with petraeus. >>> and wanted man. police on the hunt for software pioneer, john mcafee. with questions about the murder of his next door neighbor. >>> and brace for landing. the jet that ran out of runway and careened straight toward a busy highway. a camera capturing this very close call. >>> good tuesday morning. we have a lot to sort through. a new bombshell in the growing scandal surrounding david petraeus. the man who replaced him as the top commander in afghanistan is now under investigation by the pentagon. >> general john allen is said to have sent thousands of inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly. she is the florida woman whose complaints to the fbi eventually led to petraeus' resignation. in a new twist to the david petraeus sex scandal, the pen
that america finally needs real change as promised. we're going to give it to the american people. >> reporter: the latest abc news/"washington post" poll still shows a tight race. but three new polls in key battleground states has president obama on top. it's now all hands on deck. vice president biden stumped in iowa. >> the american people are asking themselves the question in these final days, who can they trust? >> reporter: bill clinton is working just as hard as the candidates. >> barack obama should be the next president. >> reporter: and in ohio, ann romney got emotional as she asked for votes. >> we have come to know this country on such an extraordinary level. and i can't even tell you how much i love it. >> reporter: yesterday, new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama. the independent mayor has been critical of both the president and mitt romney. but he said sandy changed his thinking and that president obama will take action on climate change. rob and sunny, back to you. >> karen, thanks a lot. tuesday night, let abc be your place for live up-to-the-minute re
morning america." >>> there are now just 50 days until the new year. 50 crucial days for congress to figure out a way to keep the country from going over that so-called fiscal cliff and possibly plunging back into recession. with tax increases and spending cuts set to kick in january 1st, the stage is set for some serious washington drama. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: across the dials, the parties sounded like they could make a basis. >> i think there's a basis for the deal. >> i absolutely believe there is. >> we need to put politics aside. the election is over. >> reporter: it's the same tone we heard from major players. >> i'm open pro compho comproe myself. >> reporter: speaker boehner said they would have to avoid nasty fights and according to "the new york times," they seemed to listen. but it could push the country offer the fiscal cliff, the 1st of january. that's when the number of tax cuts expired dubbed taxmageddon. and severe cuts that defense spending would be triggered. the sticking point on avoiding that cliff -- taxes. the president campaigned on and won
america." please stay tuned for that. >>> and here at home, the woman at the center of the cia sex scandal is starting to do some damage control. a close friend said paula broadwell is deeply sorry for the damage that's been done to her family and everyone else by the affair. the friend adds that broadwell is trying to repair the damage and move forward. but there are legal challenges ahead. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: paula broadwell with her husband and children. >> is there anything you want to say? this is it. i mean, is there anything want to say about this whole situation? >> we've got no comment at this time. >> reporter: returned to their charlotte home after spending most of the weekend at relatives. meanwhile, fbi investigators continue to pore over broadwell's computer and boxes of evidence taken from her charlotte home, to determine if she had classified information she was not entitled to possess. differing views of whether the decorated army general needs to resign as the director of the cia after his affair with broadwell became public. >> i come from a tradition
. a similar breed of desserts is making the rounds on youtube. only in america, people. it is the cherpumple. a three-layer concoction of cherry pie, baked into a white cake. pumpkin pie, bakes in a yellow cake. all topped with cream cheese. and don't forget the frosting. you may want to have an ambulance standing by if you decide to make that. does that look appetizing? >> that does nothing for me. good ruck luck with that, folks. >>> and for those that want to keep the oven off this thanksgiving, a word of warning if you're going to be using those turkey fryers. >> look to youtube at the deep-fry disasters. most cooks put too much oil in the pot and it catches fire when the big bird is dropped in. >> we're also told that it helps to remain sober when dealing with fire and hot oil. that's a good idea. and get a fire extinguisher, not a garden hose, in case that's what you need. >> if you never experienced the succulent joy of a deep-fried turkey, it is well worth the potential fire hazard. it's delicious stuff. just saying. >>> for some of you, your local news is next. >> stay with us. ♪
begin with the black friday frenzy, in full swing at malls all across america. the die-hard shop-till-you-drop crowd is in force. >> a lot of stores are trying to cash in earlier than ever. open thanksgiving night. already we've seen some long lines and short tempers. tahman bradley is here with the latest. live in the flesh. good morning, sir. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, brandi. good to be with you. and happy black friday. black friday, the unofficial start of the crucial holiday gift-buying season. this morning, lines are already long at stores across the country, as people looking for deal storm the barricades. shoppers rush stores overnight, filling carts with black friday bargains. best buy opened its store doors at midnight. but that's already hours after deals were being snapped up for thanksgiving. retailers are trying to get an edge on the $52 billion up for grabs this year. they say every day counts. that's why toys "r" us, sears, walmart and target offered door-busting deals a day early. >> it's an arms race. then, 8:00. 7:00, 6:00. 4:00 in the mornin
fought for it. you have, too. after all we have been through together we cannot give up now. >> america finally needs real change. as promised, we are going to give it to the american people. >> michael bloomberg endorsed president obama, saying hurricane sandy reshape his thinking and that the president will take action on climate change. if the commander-in-chief will visit virginia on saturday. a closing case to voters in swing states. dave matthews will be at the event. >> and bruce springsteen introducing president obama on monday as he kicks off the last day of his campaign in madison wisconsin. the men traveled together to columbus, ohio. they will meet up with jay-z for another event. president obama will return to his home city of chicago, where he will be on election day. >> can we get jay-z and bruce springsteen to do something together? >> that would be nice. tell us about the issues around the d.c. area. we will have all the details on our web site. time now -- 43 degrees out there. >> we are approaching another weekend. that means track work on the metro. >> we made it thr
, this was romney's argument since the moment he lost. telling his closest circle the very next morning that america is becoming an entitled society. that some americans are asking government to solve problems for things they can't afford. >> the giving away free stuff is a hard thing to compete with. >> reporter: david muir, abc news, new york. >>> lawmakers demanding answers in the deadly meningitis outbreak didn't get far during yesterday's hearing. the owner of the suspect pharmacy took the fifth and refused to answer questions. and the head of the fda says the responsibility for oversight in this case rests with the state of massachusetts. so far, 32 people have died after they got tainted steroids linked to that pharmacy. >>> researchers have identified a mutated gene that triples a person's risk for alzheimer's disease. the gene variant found in less than 1% of us, appears to keep the immune system from controlling damaging plaque buildup in the brain. the findings give scientists a fresh target for research into possible treatment. >>> while it sure feels great to hit that snooze button, doc
scandal. >> this story has everything. a decorated war hero that is america's spy master, has an affair with his own sexy biographer, who senses the spy master is stepping out on her with a second girlfriend. she sends an e-mail from a secret account saying, step off. and the second hottie freaks out and contacts her friend, an fbi agent, who launches an investigation, but gets pulled off the case because he sent her a shirtless photo. meanwhile, the spy master's protege, also a general, has spent thousands of e-mails to the second woman. this isn't just a love triangle, folks. it's a love pentagon. >> he likes to take pictures of himself without his shirt and shoot them around to verarious people. and somehow he became involved with petraeus and the other generals and the cia thing. wait a minute. this rings a bell. oh, yes. at the fbi, j. edgar hoover used to do the same thing. except it was usually in a backless evening gown. >> yeah. >> president obama gave his first press conference since being re-elected. and a lot of people are saying it looked like he was trying to cover up some
war, with new attacks overnight. and now, america's top diplomat on the way to the region. we're live in jerusalem. >>> treacherous travel for millions on this busy getaway week. o a major storm in the west, with flooding rains, causing wrecks, even mudslides. will it let up in time for you to hit the road? >>> and check this out. deluge in the e.r. a hospital trauma unit inundated. water breaking through the walls. the mess, caught on camera. >>> as we all know, getting older can be a bummer. but not just for people. scientists now saying, we're not alone in those midlife blues. >>> and good tuesday morning, everyone. we begin with breaking news. a new effort to stop the violence in the middle east. >> the obama administration announced overnight that secretary of state hillary clinton is heading to that region, where she will meet with leaders from all sides. meanwhile, israeli forces continue their offensive against hamas militants in gaza. their campaign is now in its seventh day. >> the death toll among palestinians is now over 110 people. about half of them, civilians. f
more cyber monday deals coming up later today on "good morning america." >>> and we breaking news overnight from bangladesh where yet another fire has broken out at a garment factory. at least eight people were hurt in today's fire, and this comes after more than 100 workers died in a blaze at a similar fact tore nearby. officials say the death toll would have been much lower. but there were no emergency exitses in the nine-story building. the factory made clothing for walmart and other stores in the u.s. and britain. survives say when the fire alarm went off, they were told it was a malfunction and to go back to work. >> an avoidable tragedy. >>> and this is expected to be another tumultuous week for egypt's president mohamed morsi. they clashed in the square in cairo yesterday. a teenager was killed and 40 people hurt. morsi who, of course, brokered the mideast cease-fire last week is now under protest to take steps to give himself more absolute powers to run the country. >>> back here at home, top republican lawmakers now say they'd be willing to break a no tax pledge to avoid
. a point eloquently made by abc's john donvan. >> i believe in america. >> a second term. >> and i'm running for president of the united states. >> reporter: it's happened yet again. the greatest battle for power there is. where the prize is what each of us has just one of, a vote. and what they'll go through to get it. consider the republican who did this all once before. >> i declare my intention to run for president of the united states. >> reporter: that was 522 days ago. ever since, a life on planes, off planes. on stage, off stage. greet, greet, greet. debate, debate, debate, debate, debate. one parent time, he enjoyed himself. >> when we're in recession, you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. >> reporter: consider the democrat. >> one important time, he did not. >> i feel well-rested after the nice nap i had in the first debate. >> reporter: he also did this once before and says he won't do it again. but this time, he had the day job pulling him in all directions. it was govern and run. govern and run. govern and run. govern and run. govern and run. surviving it, this adventur
clinton called stevens the best of what america embodied. she held hands with his sister, ann, as she accepted the humanitarian award she accepted on her brother's behalf. >>> we could see the new face of the bush political dynasty. george p. bush has filed papers in texas to run for office there. he is the son of former florida governor, jeb bush, the nephew of george w. bush. the younger bush has not said, though, exactly which office he will seek. >> a lot of georges. >>> it is time, now, for sports and some thursday night action in the nfl. we get the highlights from espn news. >> doug kezirian here with your "sportscenter" update. the colts had a bad season. andrew luck leading the colts. 5-3, entering last night's game in jacksonville. first quarter, reggie wayne with a nice grab. and falls forward for a first down. he passed the first down marker. later in the drive, second quarter, luck gets to the end zone. indy goes up 10-0. later in the second, blaine gabbert, to robinson. butler recovers it and stays in bounds. colts ball. ensuing indy possession, luck, deep. don avery, gr
from the remarkable, young fella, coming up later on "good morning america." he is riding high. i played basketball for six years. >> a lefty. >> i'll take it to the hole. >> take it to the house. >>> pictures reveal a shockingly skinny matthew mcconaughey. have ignited a lot of rumors. but now, he is setting the record straight. >> he says his drastic 38-pound weight loss was deliberate for a role as an aids patient, in a film due out next year. he says dropping those pounds was no picnic. >> lost 38 pounds. i feel good now. overall, probably got 35% less energy. but there's been -- the tough part has been plateaus. once you get past the plateau, your body seems to understand, okay. this is where we're living now. >> he says, once he finishes shooting the movie, he plans to scarf down a half-pound cheeseburger. make it a double, triple. >> a different matthew mcconaughey than what we saw in "magic mike." things have changed. all for the role, i guess. >>> usually, santa comes down the chimney, of course. but sometimes, you have to make do. >> worse than santa getting run over by
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